August 31, 2021. Buchalter is pleased to welcome Andrew Struve as the newest Shareholder in its Orange County Office. Struve is a member of the Health Care and Litigation practice groups focusing his practice on complex healthcare litigation and unfair competition actions as well as regulatory compliance matters. He has particular expertise in provider and plan representation, private equity, insurance, and the defense of consumer suits.
An experienced litigator in the healthcare field, Struve has litigated both provider and health plan disputes, class and other representative actions, federal and state qui tam litigation, antitrust suits, RICO actions, managed care contracting suits, earnout disputes, partnership actions, bad faith claims, and payment disputes. He has also conducted numerous sensitive internal investigations and compliance audits, as well as responses to governmental and commercial billing/coding challenges.
“With his high-quality litigation experience in the health care sector, Andrew is an excellent addition,” said Adam Bass, President and Chief Executive Officer of Buchalter. “Andrew brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our health care practice. He is a great fit for us culturally as we continue our strategic growth.”
In the managed care and insurance fields, Struve has litigated numerous fraud and other class actions in addition to individual unfair business practices suits, bad faith actions, and rescission litigations. He has represented clients in significant matters related to real estate, title insurance, intellectual property, false advertising, employment, misappropriation of trade secrets, product liability, professional liability, partnerships, indemnity, contribution, subrogation, and other areas of the law.
“I am thrilled to be joining Buchalter,” added Struve. “The Firm’s remarkable Health Care practice along with the impressive caliber of its attorneys provides a unique opportunity for me to further develop my practice and best serve my clients.”
In addition to leading litigation teams in healthcare disputes in federal and state courts across the United States, Struve serves as national governance, regulatory, and compliance counsel for a number of companies and many healthcare clients. He is also an Elected Member of the American Law Institute, and rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.
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